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Meeting & Events Sales Manager

  • Location: South East London
  • Salary: Highly Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Contact: Jonathan Taylor
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03301 743817
  • Job Ref: SF56780
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time permanent Events Manager / Sales Manager  to join a stunning country house hotel based, Enfield, rated as one of the best 4* hotels in Hertfordshire. Live in accommodation is available if needed.
This luxury hotel venue is set in 35 acres of beautiful countryside offering the perfect setting for weddings, celebrations, relaxing stays, business retreats for award-winning dining near  London.  The business has multiple function spaces and the successful sales manager would be tasked with maximising all sales opportunities across the hotel
As Events Manager you would be responsible for: 
  • Management of the sales and events team including rota planning, recruitment, performance Review Appraisals etc.
  • Meet & Greet with potential clients using your sales experience to maximise all sales.
  • Management of the function/event diary.
  • Be involved with forecasting budgets & participate in revenue & Sales activities including managing competitor analysis.
  • Proactively identifying new conference accounts, building relationships to grow market share for key account, and maintain account profiles through consistent follow up calls/contact of all key account.
As the Events Manager you will ideally have: 
  • Demonstrable experience of Meeting & Events Senior role within a quality hospitality / leisure / customer facing environment.
  • Good level of commercial awareness and proven track record of good sales capability is essential.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, with experience of managing and developing people within F&B and customer focused hospitality environment.
  • Strong operational and organisation skills, with a hands-on and lead-by-example work style to deliver an exceptional performance and guest experience.
The Events manager will predominantly work Monday to Friday between 8am-6pm, however some flexibility will be required to ensure the smooth running of the business
  • A very competitive salary. 
  • Subsidised Live in accommodation is available if needed / and if available.
  • Free meals whilst on duty.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Uniform provided (for certain roles).
  • Generous hotel discounts after six months’ service.
  • Discounted gym membership at nearby leisure centre.
  • Staff recognition scheme, long service awards etc.
  • 28 days holiday, rising to 34 days after 5 years’ service (including Bank Holidays).
  • Various staff trips/events.
If this sounds like something you'd enjoy, then get in contact with Jonathan Taylor at Select Recruitment Specialists by clicking apply now.